The latest casualty at Uber is Xchange Leasing, its American auto-leasing business. And given that the venture was losing 18 times more money on each vehicle than previously believed, it seems like the wise choice. The post Uber has shut down Xchange Leasing after discovering it’s seriously in the red appeared first on Digital Trends.…
Dyson this week announced it’s building an electric car. Company founder Sir James Dyson is promising a “radically different” design for launch in 2020, and is spending billions of dollars to make it happen.
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Volvo Cars has long been known for innovation and leadership among automakers. We sat down with Volvo’s Lex Kerssemakers to discuss Volvo’s era of dramatic technical advancement to understand where the industry is headed.
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The Subaru Viziv Performance concept will make its debut next month at the Tokyo Auto Show. It’s still a design study, but it will give us an idea of what to expect from the next-generation of the acclaimed WRX STI. The post The Subaru Viziv Performance Concept has WRX written all over it appeared first…
The Renault Trezor concept is an electric sports car that previews Renault’s future design language. It boasts a powertrain derived from Formula E race cars, and autonomous-driving capabilities.
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The unspoken crux of almost every mobile device doesn’t lie with its functionality, but how long its battery can last. Check out our selection of the best iPhone car chargers, so you’ll never have to worry losing power during those long hours on the road. The post Plug that phone in while you navigate: Our…
Car gadgets are great, until they don’t work quite as expected. Here are three modern car conveniences that somehow make life harder instead of easier.
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Daimler will test technology that allows multiple trucks to drive as one unified “platoon” on highways in Oregon and Nevada. The tech could be a stepping stone to fully autonomous driving.
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The tips and warnings in the Salt Flats survival guide could save your eyes, ears, and butt during Speed Week and the World Finals. You’ll have more fun and be safer if you know what to expect. The post Bonneville land speed record World Finals Salt Flats survival guide appeared first on Digital Trends. Continue…
We went to Malibu to test new Polaris Slingshots for better rear traction than we saw in 2016. One feature made a huge difference, but it’s not on all models.
McLaren Invincible shield body armor protects vital human organs with materials from the conglomerate’s Formula 1 race cars. In a technology turnaround, the new materials in the protective vest will be used in future race cars. The post McLaren Invincible shield body armor protects human organs with F1 car tech appeared first on Digital Trends.…
Aston Martin and Red Bull Racing have announced a deeper partnership that will yield new sports cars, a new design and technical center, and a new Formula One team for 2018: Aston Martin Red Bull Racing. The post Aston Martin will merge with Red Bull Racing for the 2018 Formula 1 season appeared first on…
Adaptive cruise control is becoming more common in new cars, but what does it actually do, and which automaker has the best tech? We have the answers here in this quick adaptive cruise control primer.
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The Winnebago Revel 4×4 is built for outdoor enthusiasts. Its functional features make the Revel a versatile off-road basecamp. Solar panels, deep cycle batteries, and a diesel-fueled heating system promote owner independence.
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